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  1. Lifestyle Changes May Improve Erectile Dysfunction

    Sept. 13, 2011 -- We know that eating a healthy diet that's loaded with fruits and veggies, getting regular exercise, and maintaining a normal weight will help reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke. Now new research shows that these same lifestyle changes may be effective in improving erectil

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  2. Study: Regular Use of Painkillers Linked to ED

    March 3, 2011 -- Men who take painkillers regularly to treat pain such as the aches that come with age may be increasing their risk for another common condition of aging, erectile dysfunction (ED), a study suggests. Middle-aged men in the study who reported regularly taking nonsteroidal anti-inflamm

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  3. Men on ED Drugs Get More STDs

    July 6, 2010 -- Men prescribed drugs for erectile dysfunction are two to three times more likely to contract sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), particularly HIV or chlamydia, than men who are not prescribed ED treatments, researchers report. An analysis of insurance records of 1.4 million men sho

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  4. Waning Sexual Desire May Be Early Sign of ED

    June 3, 2010 (San Francisco) -- Waning sexual desire may be an early sign of erectile dysfunction (ED), researchers report. In a study of more than 800 men, those who reported fewer sexual thoughts and desires were more likely to develop ED by nine years later than those who had more sexual fantasie

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  5. ED a Red Flag for Heart Attack, Strokes

    May 21, 2010 -- Erectile dysfunction is an early warning sign of heart disease and may provide a window of opportunity to stave off heart attacks and strokes, according to a review article in the June issue of the International Journal of Clinical Practice. Men with erectile dysfunction typically de

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  6. Statins May Lower Testosterone, Libido

    April 16, 2010 -- Statin therapy prescribed to lower cholesterol also appears to lower testosterone, according to a new study that evaluated nearly 3,500 men who had erectile dysfunction or ED. ''Current statin therapy is associated with a twofold increased prevalence of hypogonadism," a condition i

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  7. ED, Heart Disease May Be Deadly Duo

    March 15, 2010 -- Erectile dysfunction is a major warning sign for cardiovascular disease and early death. The finding comes from placebo-controlled studies comparing randomly selected men with ED and cardiovascular disease and men without ED. The men with ED and cardiovascular disease were: 1.9 tim

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  8. New Erection Drug Faster, Safer?

    Nov. 23, 2009 - A still experimental erectile dysfunction drug -- avanafil -- promises erections in just 30 minutes or less, according to study results announced by the drug's manufacturer. The phase 3 study, not yet published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, included 646 men with erectile dys

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  9. Study: High BPA Linked to Sex Problems in Men

    Nov. 11, 2009 -- Workers exposed to very high levels of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) were four to seven times more likely to report sexual function problems than were workers with no occupational exposure to the chemical, a new study shows. Earlier research has linked BPA exposure to reproduction

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  10. Progress in Rebuilding Penile Erectile Tissue

    Nov. 9, 2009 -- Wake Forest University researchers say they've found a way to replace penile erectile tissue and function in animals. Reporting online in the Nov. 9-13 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine s

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